Clarence GIESBRECHT

Giesbrecht – Clarence Wilfred. Jan. 19, 1920 – Nov. 26, 2011. Clarence went home to his Lord and Savior on Saturday, November 26, 2011. He will be missed here on earth by his devoted and loving wife of 67 years, Martha; his treasured children, Vernon (Jayne) of Ohio, Judy (Dennis) of Victoria, Howard (Sherr) of London, Ontario, Nancy (Chris) of Chilliwack; 9 beloved grandchildren, 18 treasured great grandchildren; one brother Harry of Saskatchewan and countless other family and friends from around the world who were blessed to know him. His legacy is one of faithfulness to and trust in Jesus. He served the Lord as Business Manager in Nigeria with the Sudan Interior Mission from 1950 to 1965. Following their return to Canada he worked in the insurance business and as town administrator in Dalmeny, Saskatchewan. Clarence and Martha retired to Abbotsford in 1986. It was from Abbotsford that their love of traveling the world continued their meeting with other missionaries, their work with the Gideons, and his playing golf or going bowling. He touched the lives of many people with his quiet unassuming generosity. A visitation will be held on Friday, December 02, 2011 from 7-9:00 p.m. at Woodlawn Funeral Home, 2310 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford. A celebration of his life service will be held on Saturday, December 03, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Woodlawn Funeral Home. A reception to follow in the Tea Room. Donations in Clarence’s memory can be made to the Gideons to go towards the purchase of Bibles. Many heartfelt thanks to the caring staff at Menno Hospital, Dr. T. Loewen, and the beloved friends at North Oaks who were angels in Clarence’s last years. Messages of condolence may be left at:

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Woodlawn Funeral Home Abbotsford, BC

(604)853-2643


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